Oscar Nominations 2018

Oscar Nominations 2018: Full List

This year’s Oscar nominations have been announced, in full, this afternoon as many keen film fans anticipate what the speeches and overall climate of the ceremony will be like following the Tim...
Hounds of Love

Mary’s Top Ten of 2017

It’s been a funny old year for cinema. There have been extreme highs and lows; breathtaking pieces of craft to sleazy sex scandals. It’s a year when Hollywood really has had to take a goo...
War For The Planet Of The Apes

War For The Planet Of The Apes

If you had told me, several years ago, that I would be rooting for the survival of apes (an animal I’m afraid of – it’s the weird thumbs on their feet) against the human race, I would have laug...

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay trailer

Just out is the first full trailer for the new Hunger Games film. As was extensively reported the final book of the series is being split into two films for reasons that can be best described as mone...

Now You See Me

In recent years the movies have once again come around to the visual power of the magic trick. We have had a number of high-profile films covering the subject notably the historically based dramas Th...

Now You See Me

Just released is the new trailer for the magician heist spectacular Now You See Me. A group of illusionists named The Four Horsemen carry out daring bank raids as the climax of their stage show. Inst...

The Messenger

Before the 2012 psycho cop drama Rampart (reviewed here) Oren Moverman debuted in the directors chair with the military drama, The Messenger. Staff Sergeant Will Montgomery (Ben Foster) has returned ...

The Hunger Games

24 children thrown together and expected to murder each other for the overall benefit of society. I’m thinking this sounds like a fairly good real world solution, never mind in movie-land. Alas...

Rampart

Moviescramble reviews the 2012 cop drama Rampart Before viewing this film I had no idea what the title referred to. I had to do a bit of digging to find something about it. Rampart refers to a divisi...

Friends With Benefits

Does sex get in the way of a good friendship? This film has a look at that question and tries to answer it in it’s own way. It is an anti romantic comedy, romantic comedy if you see what I mean...